US scientists have developed an algorithm based on artificial intelligence, which calculates when an employee is want to leave.
The program will help company executives retain an old employee or start finding a new employee in time. Professors Brooks Holt and David Allen used big data and machine learning algorithms to develop technology that identifies indicators that speak about employee resignation plans. The first indicator is a large flow of frames. The second indicator is the employee’s connection with the organization in which he or she works.
The results of a three-month survey revealed that about 64% of employees want to change jobs. Replacing a qualified employee can cost the company a significant financial loss, considering the time spent, HR work and training of newcomers.
Google has agreed to a four-year tax evasion investigation in France.
Under the agreement with the French prosecutor’s office, Google will pay a fine of € 500 million, plus € 465 million in additional taxes. Thus, the total settlement amount reaches almost € 1 billion.
“This agreement will settle all past disputes once and for all,” Google’s lawyer Antonen Levy told a court hearing in Paris.
“We have reconciled all the tax and related issues that have been going on in France for many years,” Google added.
State-owned PrivatBank has launched FacePay24 technology, which will allow bank customers to pay at stores using biometric data, including customer facial images.
The new technology will be available to Visa cardholders who have partnered to develop and implement a new payment method. In order to pay at the store with your face, you need to install updated “Privat24” and make 3 selfies from different angles, following the instructions of the application. The bank then connects the biometric data to the Visa card.
You can now make payments at four HOP HEY stores in the Dnipro. To do this, simply look into the camera on the tablet next to the cash register.
Apple has announced the launch of a streaming service for Apple Arcade games.
The service will be launched on September 19. This was announced on September 10 at the annual Apple conference at Apple Park headquarters in California. Apple Arcade will launch in 150 countries. The service will have access to 100 games.
A subscription will cost $ 5 per month for the whole family. The company will be adding new games every month. The first month of use will be free of charge. Apple Arcade will be available on all devices of the company.
The founders of the Upturn news agency have launched a 24/7 online animal support service called VETonline.pro.
The service is a marketplace that connects pet owners and professional veterinarians. There are two services for pet owners right now – an online 24/7 veterinarian consultation and a 24/7 vet call home. Company services are available in Kiev and the suburbs.
The cost of work varies from 99 UAH to 350 UAH, depending on the chosen service. Currently, seven veterinarians are registered with VETonline.pro and one vet clinic is connected as a partner.
RetroArch emulator with artificial intelligence will help translate old games in real time.
Not all games have Ukrainian translations. Well, if the games have at least English as their main language, but if it’s German or Chinese? In the case of modern games, it is only humbling to suffer. But with the classics will help the emulator RetroArch, that built-in artificial intelligence.
With AI Service, RetroArch translates screen captures straight into the game. The software connects to online services, recognizes words, skips them through dictionaries – and outputs the result as text or voice commentary. Of course, the quality of translation is not comparable to professional localization, but it still greatly simplifies the understanding of the game interface.
In Canada invented how to convert disposable plastic products into diesel and gasoline.
The new technology is being used at the Sparta Group plant in Whitby, Toronto. For example, five tons of plastic can be converted to 4,000 liters of fuel, which in turn can move 10 cars in 16 hours.
According to the president of the company, John Obirek, so-called “pyrolysis” is used for plastic processing, the process of heating in the absence of oxygen, which results in the formation of special gas. It is distilled and converted into a liquid state.
Obirek added that his goal is to encourage municipalities to use this technology to recycle disposable plastic.
Under the content will not display the exact number of subscribers on YouTube Video Services. YouTube has decided to round up the number of “peace of mind” subscribers.
“We hope this will allow authors to focus on storytelling and feel less pressure from the numbers,” YouTube said.
However, channel owners will still be able to see the exact number of subscribers if they wish. The option will be available in the Creative Studio or in the Analytics section. The rounding of meters will be introduced gradually. When exactly the rounding starts is unknown.
Ukrainians Sergiy and Anna, who emigrated from Lviv to Canada’s Halifax, developed a mobile game to promote the city.
A game called “Hali Drive” lets players navigate Halifax’s virtual streets or ponds and collect points that reveal a variety of interesting facts about the city.
According to the developers, the game is intended to be fun and informative and “unprecedented way to promote Halifax”. As the game is designed for immigrants, tourists and students from different countries, it is available in ten languages, including English, French and Russian.
Halifax is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, with about half a million inhabitants.
Twitter temporarily disabled the ability to post tweets from phone via SMS.
The company has taken this step to identify and eliminate weaknesses in the social network, as well as to protect user accounts. The company promised to resume SMS sending soon, but did not say when.
The reason for such actions from Twitter, probably, was hacking the Twitter founder’s account Jack Dorsey. The offenders posted on his page posts with offensive racist and anti-Semitic messages. Hackers took advantage of the vulnerability of the mobile carrier’s security system and, via SMS, posted tweets on Dorsey’s page.
YouTube’s video service has been fined a record $ 170 million.
YouTube has been fined for collecting user data. Video Hosting collected data from users under the age of 13 without parental consent, contrary to US law.
YouTube has acknowledged access to information such as placement, visit history, and underage phone numbers. According to US law, only the consent of their parents can collect personal information of children under the age of 13. This fine has become one of the largest fines imposed under the Internet Privacy Law.
The German company Bosch has introduced a new chassis for estroller trolleys, which are equipped with electric motors.
The company is trying to arrange the release of transport for children. In standard mode (without connecting to a smartphone via Bluetooth), the system will help parents ascend or descend. It will appreciate the efforts of the person pushing the stroller, and the motors built into the wheels will help overcome the obstacle.
The system also knows how to determine when a baby is being taken from a wheelchair and includes an electric parking brake so that the cart does not roll without the owner’s knowledge. Other features of the new system include an alarm clock, wheel-mounted LEDs and a USB port for charging your smartphone or other devices.